False Necessity: Anti-Necessitarian Social Theory in the Service of Radical Democracy (Politics: A Work in Constructive Social Theory, Part I)

By Roberto Mangabeira Unger

Volume 1 of Politics, a piece in confident social theory.

False necessity is the important paintings within the three-volume sequence Politics. It provides either a fashion of explaining society and a application for altering it. the reason develops an intensive substitute to Marxism, displaying how we will be able to account for validated social preparations with no denying their contingency or our freedom. this system bargains a revolutionary substitute to the now-dominant ideological conceptions of neoliberalism and social democracy: a suite of institutional techniques that might democratize markets, deepen democracy and empower members.

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